Western Oregon University

Western Oregon University


Location: Monmouth, OR

Geography: City population about 10,000. Campus contains historical buildings and an 1887 Giant Sequoia. Close to 2 national wildlife refuges and Falls City, gateway to the Coast Range hiking trails. Monmouth is west of Salem and north of Corvallis, between Portland and Eugene.

Enrollment Size: 6,500

Campus Size: 157 acres

Sports: NCAA Division II Men: Baseball, basketball, cross country, football, track and field. Women: Basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, track and field, volleyball.

Special Features: College of Education and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Majors include Deaf Studies, Health and Exercise Science, Teacher Education, Psychology, Business, Economics, Computer Science, Art, Music, Theater, Dance, English, German, Spanish, Philosophy, Natural Sciences, Math, Social Sciences including Environmental Studies, Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Geography, Political Science, International Studies, Sociology and more.

GPA: 3.0 required or: if GPA is between 2.75 and 2.99, must score at least 1130 combined on SAT or 23 on ACT.

SAT/ACT: Not required for admission unless GPA is below 3.0 as noted above. Required for students who wish to participate in NCAA Division II athletics. Other exceptions may apply.

Acceptance Rate: 88.7%

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Cost: $23,556

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